People in Ireland Increasingly ‘Doubt Catholic Church’s Authority’ – Scholar

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Sputniknews - 30/5/18 Ireland has voted to drop a constitutional amendment that gives equal rights to a mother and a fetus, effectively repealing a ban on abortion in the Catholic nation. Radio Sputnik has discussed the results of the Irish referendum on abortion with Gail McElroy, a professor of Political Science at Trinity College, Dublin. Sputnik: Was this ...

Palestinian Christians dwindling in number due to political situation

Church representatives from Palestine in Dublin yesterday. From left: Canon Naim Ateek, Archbishop Theodosius Hanna and the Rev Fr Peter Madros. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Patsy McGarry- 16/4/13 Senior Palestianian churchmen blame Israel, the US, and Germany. Since the foundation of the Israeli state in 1948 at least 35 per cent of Palestinian Christians had left the Holy Land, a senior Palestinian churchman said in Dublin yesterday. “It has been the greatest de-Christianising influence there since the Ottomans,” Fr Peter Madros of ...